Rose Couzzo Staropoli, a housewife and resident of Highland, entered into rest on May 26, 2007 at Vassar Bros. Hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She was 82.

The daughter of the late Fred Couzzo and Edith Senisgalli, she was born July 17, 1924 in New York City, N.Y. She was the widow of Marco Staropoli, who predeceased her on December 16, 2005.

Survivors include her son, Michael Staropoli and his wife, Kathleen of Highland; daughter, Diane Staropoli of Highland; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Rose was predeceased by her daughter, JoAnne Einstein.

Visitation will be held at The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc., 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro, N.Y. on Tuesday, May 29, from 9 to 10 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. in the funeral home.

Cremation will take place in Cedar Hill Crematory at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato Jr. and Lawrence M. Cavazza of The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc.